GPG Encryption

To contact me using encrypted e-mail, please use my GPG public key below. This key allows you to encrypt messages to me. You need your own key, as well, to encrypt and decrypt messages. For Mac users, GPGTools software can help set you up on GPG. For Windows users, there is a program called GPG4Win.

GPG Key ED06B6F6

Before sending an encrypted message, it’s important to verify that you have the right key by comparing the key fingerprint that you downloaded with another verifiable fingerprint. My public key fingerprint is: 603E B341 47CF 3703 B327 D657 A6EF FE2C ED06 B6F6

Crypto Tales from the Trenches

At the Chaos Communications Congress, I joined Jack Gillum, Laura Poitras, and Nadia Heninger discussing how we have used crypto and privacy-enhancing technologies in our journalism.

European Data Governance Forum

I made a few comments about the challenges facing international data regulators at the European Data Governance Forum 2014.


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Upcoming Talks and Events

April 27: I’m speaking at Today’s Cyber Challenges at the Center on National Security at Fordham Law.

May 2: I’m joining James Bamford and Bruce Schneier for a discussion of The Struggle for Privacy and Democracy in the Information Age at Point to Point Camp at the MIT Media Lab.

May 7: I’m giving a keynote about Privacy as a Luxury Good at the Strata + Hadoop World Conference in London.

Read about past events below.

University of Rhode Island Honors Colloquium

In November, I spoke about privacy as a luxury good at the University of Rhode Island Honors Colloquium series on cybersecurity and privacy.

Interview with Edward Snowden

In December, Julian Sanchez of the Cato Institute and I interviewed Edward Snowden on C-Span.

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Strata Keynote: Is Privacy Becoming a Luxury Good?

I spoke about whether privacy is becoming a luxury good at Strata+Hadoop World in New York on October 17.

Journalist of the Year Award from the Newswomen’s Club

I’ve received the 2014 Front Page Award for Newswoman of the Year from the Newswomen’s Club in New York. Also honored by the Newswomen’s Club is my ProPublica colleague Megan McCloskey, who was recognized for in-depth reporting. The awards will be presented on Nov. 13 in New York City; read the press release here.

Dragnet Nation Shortlisted for Financial Times Award

Dragnet Nation is one of six books on the shortlist for the Financial Times’s Business Book of the Year Award. Other books in the running are Thomas Piketty’s Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century; The Second Machine Age by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee; Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull; Hack Attack by Nick Davies; and House of Debt by Atif Mian and Amir Sufi.

The winner will be announced on Nov. 11. Till then, follow updates on Twitter @bbya14.

Dragnet Nation in Running for FT’s ‘Business Book of the Year’

Dragnet Nation is among the 16 books in contention to be named “Business Book of the Year” by the Financial Times. Other titles in the running are Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-first Century and Nick Davies’s Hack Attack. (See the longlist here.) FT will narrow the list to up to 6 finalists on Sept. 24, and announce the £30,000 prize-winner on Nov. 11.